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Rashida Beal
Rashida  Beal

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Germantown, Wis.

High School:
Germantown HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
Defender


12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

07/08/2015

72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.

10/09/2014

Stainbrook Leads Gophers to 3-1 Victory

Taylor Stainbrook scores two goals to help lift Minnesota over Nebraska

10/08/2014

The Underclassmen Takeover

One-year veterans and fresh faces steal the Minnesota soccer spotlight

09/08/2013

Gophers vs Ole Miss

Women's Soccer Action

02/06/2013

Rashida Beal

Rashida Beal

2015 SEASON: 22gp, 22gs, 0g, 0a, 0pts, 0sh, 0sog
CAREER:
59gp, 0g, 1a, 1pt, 1sh, 2sog

2015 • JUNIOR SEASON
Listed as No. 18 on TopDrawerSoccer.com Women's Conference Top 20 • Named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region/Central • Named to the All-Great Lake's Region Second Team • Named Academic All-Big Ten • Was a starting defender in each of Minnesota's 22 games during the season. 

2015 SUMMER
Played in the W-League with the Seattle Sounders.

2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
2014 SEASON:
20gp, 0g, 1a, 1pt, 1sh, 1sog
Started as a defender in each of the Gophers' twenty-one games this season • Notched one shot on goal during the Gophers 1-0 victory over Marquette (8/31) • Credited with first season and career assist to Taylor Stainbrook during the victory over Nebraska (10/9).

2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON
2013 SEASON:
16gp, 0g, 0a, 0pts, 1sh, 1sog
During her first season with the Golden Gophers, Beal played in 16 games • First home appearance was during the season opener against Toledo (8/23) • Made her road game debut in the Gophers victory over Iowa State (9/1) • Big Ten Conference inauguaration on Sept. 21 against Indiana • Played defense in three of the four Gopher conference shutouts • Played in both non-conference shutouts • Tallied one shot on goal during the Gophers first loss of the season to Florida, one of only two shots on goal during the entire game • Made an appearance in the Gophers Big Ten Conference Tournament game versus Nebraska (11/6).

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
All-Conference 2011 • All-Area Second Team 2011 • All-State: Best of the Rest 2011 • Voted team's Defensive MVP 2011 •two-time letterwinner • also a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society • played for North Shore United • two-time WI State Club Champion (2010, 2012) • four-time WI State Cup Finalists (2011-2013) • 2012 Region 2 Finalists • National League Competitors 2012-13 • Ranked No. 1 in state for four years.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Christine and Lamont Beal • has five siblings: Dante, Tremane, Ashley, Abbey, and Zahn • born Nov. 18, 1994 • majoring in Psychology.

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